Contract Specialist - Risk Management

Open Until Filled
Part Time

Department:      Administration

Pay Grade:         9 (Starting at $21.56 per hour)

FLSA Status:      Non-exempt                      


This position provides administrative, research, and contract review support for the Risk Management and Administration area of the College.  It reports to the Director, Risk Management. This part-time position requires a 4-day week; approximately 20 hours per week.



  • Provides support in maintaining the College risk management insurance programs,  managing insurance renewals and coverages, assessing the need for additional coverage and staying informed about new insurance products; performs contract reviews, helps negotiate terms with third parties to mitigate and properly allocate associated liability; researches relevant legal and insurance provisions. Partners with insurance broker to review and implement improvements to the current risk management plans. Consults with the county attorney as needed to resolve difficult contract or legal issues and update current contractual language as well as assuring that state and county legal requirements are met; reviews certificates of insurance from vendors to assure adequate coverage along with any other contractual stipulations such as additional insured status required by College contracts.
  • Reviews RFP requirements, International Travel Agreements, Online Agreements, MOU’s, Partnership Agreements, Service Contracts, Student Life Activities and Child Care Agreements and any other agreement entered into by the college for adequate insurance requirements, indemnification, waivers and terms and conditions to assure proper transference of risk.
  • Develops policies and procedures, waivers and insurance protocols to mitigate liability for new programs.
  • Obtains insurance quotes to assess and balance the financial costs with the liability accepted by the college.
  • Serves as a backup contact for Workers Compensation Program.
  • Continuous learning to assess areas of new risk and the methods for minimizing, monitoring and controlling their impact.
  • Develops a relationship with various college personnel to understand, control and articulate what level of risk the college is willing to take along with relaying accountability for those risks in pursuit of the college’s goals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Business, Management, Insurance, Law or closely related field.
  • Two or more years of progressive experience in risk management, insurance or law.  Education, experience, and training may be considered in lieu of degree requirements.
  • Knowledge in the field of risk management, property/liability insurance, and loss prevention/safety.
  • ARM/CRM, CIC, Maryland Insurance Licenses preferred.
  • Internet Explorer, Windows, Microsoft Office skills.
  • Knowledge of legal aspects of commercial law relating to liability, insurance, and loss control preferred.  
  • Strong Research skills using internet and library resources.
  • Strong Written and Verbal Skills
  • Must be positive, cooperative and supportive



  • Hearing, Talking, Visual Acuity           
  • Mental Acuity
  • Reaching
  • Standing  



Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as office, meeting, and training rooms; use of safe work place practices with office equipment; computers for data entry and word processing with highly technical applications/complex software and new technology systems; may at times be involved with emergency situations such as proper use and safety protocols with AED equipment of First Aid/CPR; avoidance of trips and falls; observance of fire and building safety regulations; and observance of traffic signals when driving.



This part-time Grade 9 position starts at $21.56 per hour.



Interested applicants must submit a resume and cover letter emailed to; or mail to Carroll Community College, Human Resources,1601 Washington Road, Westminster, MD 21157.

"Carroll Community College is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Carroll Community College is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment."